Praising RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, BJP leader Uma Bharti on Wednesday asserted that though age is on his side, he is not experienced enough to run a state and ultimately "Lalu would have been at the helm" of Bihar.
Madhya Pradesh Bypoll Results Proved Kamal Nath, Digvijaya Singh "Biggest Traitors": Jyotiraditya ScindiaPress Trust of India | Wednesday November 11, 2020, New Delhi
Powering the BJP to a big win in the Madhya Pradesh bypolls, Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said the results show that the people of the state consider Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh to be "the biggest traitors".
As the initial trends in the Madhya Pradesh by-polls gave an edge to the BJP, state's Minister Narottam Mishra on Tuesday said that when Congress leader Digvijaya Singh questions EVMs then it means that the BJP is winning.
The BJP today won big in bypolls across a dozen states, making crucial gains in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and scooping up key seats in states like Telangana and Gujarat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a series of tweets, thanked the people for choosing his party. Powered by Congress alum Jyotiraditya Scindia, the BJP won enough seats and more to stay in power in Madhya Pradesh. The ruling party also wrested eight seats from the Congress in Gujarat and retained six constituencies in Uttar Pradesh that went to the polls in the first electoral exercise held nationwide in the pandemic. Bypolls for 56 seats across the country were held on November 3.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there has been massive voting in the by-polls in the state and the BJP will also post a "bumper" victory.
On the last day of campaigning for Madhya Pradesh assembly bypolls, state Congress chief Kamal Nath accused the BJP dispensation in the state of reducing the retirement age of Class-IV government employees, which Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan dubbed as a "rumour".
The Election Commission today said the "chunnu-munnu" remarks made by BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya against Congress's Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath were in violation of the poll code provisions and advised the senior BJP leader not to use "any such word" in his public utterances during the model code period.
Accusing former chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh of being the "biggest traitors", BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said they betrayed voters' trust by running a "corrupt" government and he had to leave the Congress after people's issues raised by him were not addressed despite approaching "every port of call".
Congress leader Kamal Nath said the way Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan acts, even Bollywood actors like Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan will "feel the heat."
The BJP and Congress are leaving no stone unturned to win the October 21 Jhabua bypoll in Madhya Pradesh, where the BJP' Bhanu Bhuria is set to take on Congress heavyweight Kantilal Bhuria.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan and former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan will be among the party's star campaigners for next month's bypoll to Jhabua Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh, a party spokesman said today.
Assembly bypolls in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh will be held on October 21, has sparked a race between the Congress and the BJP in these two states